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The Continental Club is the premiere event venue in Oakland. For information and ideas on how the Continental Club can be transformed for your event, contact us, and reserve a consultation today.



Step into the vibrant world of music history at The Continental Club, a legendary venue that weaves a captivating tale of passion and rhythm. The brainchild of visionary brothers, Ross and Curtis Christy, this storied establishment traces its roots back to a quaint mom and pop eatery called the Christy Grill. But the heartbeat of the Continental Club truly began to throb when it transformed from the sultry and mysterious Rumboogie Lounge, where jazz and blues flowed late into the night. 

In 1961, the doors of The Continental Club swung open, and an era of enchantment commenced. The venue became the nexus of musical brilliance, hosting legendary performances by iconic artists like James Brown, Jimmy Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, and B.B. King, whose timeless melodies still cascade through the air. Despite the passage of time, the legacy of The Continental Club remains anchored in serving the community. Following a chapter of closure, destiny found its way as new ownership emerged in 2014. Embarking on a grand mission of revival, seven years of meticulous restoration and love were poured into this hallowed venue, breathing life back into its walls. Today, The Continental Club is alive once again, a beacon of cultural heritage and artistic brilliance. A stage where rhythm and melody unite, igniting the soul, and captivating hearts. As you step inside, you become a part of this extraordinary journey, where the echoes of history intertwine with modern beats, forging an unforgettable experience. 

Join us as we revel in the enduring magic of The Continental Club, a timeless symphony of past, present, and future. Together, we dance in the embrace of musical greatness, as the legacy lives on.